August 2016 Newsletter – Summer 2016


Rep. Howrylak Announces December Office Hours

Rep. Martin Howrylak will be hosting office hours on December 3 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Troy Library and December 5 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Clawson Library. The residents of the 41st House District are encouraged to attend and meet with Rep. Howrylak.

 

Office Hours:

Saturday, December 3 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm

Troy Library

510 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084

 

Monday, December 5 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Clawson Library

416 N Main St, Clawson, MI 48017

 

“As this legislative session comes to a close, I look forward to the opportunity to connect with the citizens of the 41st District and discuss the policy issues that are important to them,” said Rep. Howrylak, R-Troy. “Residents who are interested in discussing legislative matters or who have questions related to state government are encouraged to stop by at their leisure.”

No appointment is necessary. Residents unable to attend office hours may contact Rep. Howrylak’s office by phone toll free at 1-877-248-0001, or by email at MartinHowrylak@house.mi.gov.

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Troy’s Schroeder Elementary earns National Blue Ribbon recognition

Today, State Rep. Martin Howrylak announced that his alma matter, Schroeder Elementary School in Troy, is one of 13 Michigan schools earning the 2016 National Blue Ribbon recognition.

“I am thrilled to see Schroeder Elementary receive this prestigious designation,” said Rep. Howrylak, R-Troy. “Schroeder is well renowned for its welcoming educational environment that collaboratively engages the children and families in our diverse community to ensure the success of each student. I hope the community will join me in thanking the teachers, administrators, and above all the students for making our community proud.”

Each year, the U.S. Department of Education (USED) bestows the National Blue Ribbon designation on 13 exemplary, high-performing schools nominated by each state. The schools that apply for this award are ranked based on performance of all students and each of the school’s subgroups on state assessments, attendance for elementary and middle schools, and the graduation rate in high schools.

This year’s awards ceremony will be held in Arlington, Va., on Nov. 7 and 8.

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Rep. Howrylak invites public to consumer education event

State Rep. Martin Howrylak will host a public home repair and equity scam consumer Education event at the Clawson Community Center, located at 509 Fisher Court, at 11 a.m. on Dec. 2.

“This consumer education event will teach citizens about the telltale signs of home repair scams,” said Rep. Howrylak, R-Troy. “Homeownership brings great responsibility. I am confident this public meeting will help citizens safely navigate the process of selecting the right contactor and avoid decisions that could have long-term and expensive consequences.”

Rep. Howrylak encourages all residents to attend this free and informative event. The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch will be provided for attendees. No RSVP is required.

For more information regarding this event, please contact Rep. Howrylak’s office at (517) 373-1783 or via email at MartinHowrylak@house.mi.gov.

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Bio

DISTRICT
State Representative Martin Howrylak was first elected to serve the 41st District in Michigan House of Representatives in November 2012, representing the residents of Troy and Clawson.  He’s currently serving his second term in office.

COMMITTEES
Howrylak is the vice chair of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and the vice chair of the committee on Oversight and Ethics. He is also a member of the committees on Criminal Justice, Judiciary and Tax Policy.

EDUCATION
Howrylak received his Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Geological Sciences from the University of Michigan in 1998 and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Michigan in 2003.

PROFESSIONAL
Representative Howrylak is a licensed and practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in private practice in Troy. He has experience auditing local governments and small businesses, preparing and analyzing financial statements and advising small businesses. He has been a local business owner and entrepreneur since 1990.

PUBLIC AFFILIATIONS
Howrylak has been active in the Troy community for decades, serving most recently as a Troy City Councilman and Mayor Pro-Tem. He previously served as a trustee on both the City of Troy’s Employee Retirement System and Retiree Health Plan and Trust. In addition, he was a trustee on the Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA). Howrylak also previously served on the Troy Historic District Commission and is a Republican Party precinct delegate.

PERSONAL
Howrylak was born and raised in Troy and is married to Jane. He is a member of the National Shrine of the Little Flower parish in Royal Oak.


Contact

PHONE: 517-373-1783
TOLL FREE: 877-248-0001
EMAIL: MartinHowrylak@house.mi.gov